Imposter Fraud: How to avoid it happening to you & your clients
The increasingly common crime of imposter fraud hit the mainstream this week with the airing of nightmarish ITV thriller Our House, in which a family returned from holiday to find an unknown couple moving into their house. Jayna Patel talks us through the real-life case that inspired the show, and offers some practical tips for avoiding a similar fate…
Judges disagree but significant appeal decisions have been made in the cases of Dreamvar Vs Mishcon and P&P Vs OWC
Kate McMahon, who successfully prosecuted a businessman of 11 counts of fraud offences relating to a failed property redevelopment in Knightsbridge recently, explains the background to the case - and offers…
By Kate McMahon
The decision in P&P Property Limited –v- (1) Owen White & Catlin LLP (2) Crownvent Limited t/a Winkworth came as something of a relief for agents (and a disappointment for solicitors and their insurers), bu…
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By Jo Eccles
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